Illustrator, Immersive Arts

Google - Mountain View, CA4.3

Note: By applying to this position your application is automatically submitted to the following locations: Mountain View, CA, USA; San Francisco, CA, USA
At Google, Visual Designers weave iconography, typography, color, space and texture together to help our users successfully navigate our products. We believe that all of our products should be beautiful and accessible. As a Visual Designer, you’ll delight users with designs that inspire, engage and excite them. You’ll rely on user-centered design principles to produce high-quality visuals—from concept to execution—across many platforms. Like all of our UX jobs, you’ll collaborate with your fellow designers to constantly refine the Google design language and create innovative, great-looking products that people love to use.

Immersive Arts is a team of Designers and Technical Artists developing AR and VR content at Google. Our mission is to deliver high quality 3D content at scale that aligns with the Daydream and Google Immersive Computing roadmap.

As an Illustrator on the Immersive Arts team, you will collaborate with artists, engineers and designers to create AR and VR products and experiences.

The Google Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality team is a fast moving group of engineers, designers, and research scientists tasked with building the foundations for great immersive and augmented reality apps and prototyping novel, delightful user experiences. We are focused on making virtual reality accessible to millions of people through mobile devices, and its scope continues to grow and evolve.

Partner with digital artists, engineers and designers to establish and refine the visual style and aesthetic of AR and VR products and technologies.
Contribute to 3D style guides and design systems that inform AR and VR projects across Google.
Use creativity and imagination to extend the graphic style or AR products.
Create character and environment explorations informed by backstory to support product visions.

Minimum qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design, a related field or equivalent practical experience.
4 years of experience in a similar role.
Experience in visual design, generating graphic representations, screen graphic designs, illustrations and data visualizations.
A portfolio of work including concept art, production designs and storyboards.

Preferred qualifications:
Experience in video and photo editing software.
Experience in 3D and motion design programs.
Experience in real time 3D rendering and game engines.
Experience in a variety of artistic style.
Demonstrated understanding of animation fundamentals.
Freehand illustration skills.
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